Sean Carroll: “How Could an Immaterial Mind Affect the Body?”
Aristotle noted that when we think carefully about natural causes we see that there are four distinct ways that causes can lead to effects in nature.
Placebos Demonstrate Power of the Human Mind
When a disease affects the brain-body relationship, the placebo response can confound researchers.
Check Their Privilege: Are Squirrels Socially Unjust?
Researchers have long assumed that people think like animals. But now we see that the equation reads the same in reverse: animals think like people.
Is the Human Shoulder Badly Designed?
Watch an acrobat performing on the parallel bars. Or a baseball player pitching a fastball. Or an athlete swimming the butterfly.
Cellular Self-Sacrifice — And an Allegory
No one knows how apoptosis came to be, although there are theories. Even the simplest of animals are programmed for it.